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San Diego Mayor Faces Sexual Harassment Suit

SAN DIEGO — Mayor Bob Filner said Monday that was “saddened” by the sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him but that he remains confident that he is not guilty and will prevail.

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Irene McCormack Jackson, right, files lawsuit alleging Filner harassed her and said ‘crude and disgusting’ things.

“Once due process is allowed to unfold, I am certain there will be a better understanding of this situation,” Filner said in a statement.

“I remain committed to the people of San Diego and the work that needs to be done.

“My dreams and plans for moving this City to new heights are continuing. I humbly ask that through this vicious storm of controversy, people take a moment and temper their rush to judgment.”

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